Brocker.Org: Boscov’s chairman Albert Boscov dies at 87 – Roanoke Periods


Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2017 11:08 am

Up-to-date: 11:30 am, Sat Feb 11, 2017.

Looking at, Pa. (AP) — The chairman of a century-previous office store chain has died. Albert Boscov was 87.

Boscov’s CEO and vice chairman Jim Boscov stated in a statement that his uncle died Friday of most cancers at his residence in Looking at, Pennsylvania, “surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters.”

Albert Boscov was credited with driving the advancement of the small business established by his father in 1914 to revenue in surplus of $one billion and utilizing additional than seven,five hundred folks.

The Looking at-dependent chain’s web site lists shops in Pennsylvania and 6 other states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio.

Albert Boscov declared Feb. one that he had terminal pancreatic most cancers. He stated he required 2017 to be “our greatest possible year” and wished co-staff very good luck, stating “I appreciate you all.”

Merchants ended up open up as normal on Saturday.

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